Because of your support this year, we:

  • Preserved 135 acres of a working farm and wildlife migration corridor in the Mono Basin.

    DeChambeau Creek conservation easement preserves 135 acres in the Mono Basin.

  • Continued work on preserving an additional 2383 acres of vital lands in the Eastern Sierra, from high atop the Sweetwater Mountains near Bridgeport down to the shore of Owens Lake.
  • Taught environmental education to over 100 students through restoration projects, science camp presentations, and the sunflower garden project.

    Our 2010 AmeriCorps member, Sarah Spano, educated over 100 youth.

  • Connected with over 1600 members of the community at land trust events
  • Recruited more than 100 volunteers who gave more than 2650 hours of their time, advice, energy and passion to help fulfill our mission.
  • Hosted two successful Art for Conservation Show and Sales, in Mammoth Lakes and in Santa Barbara.

    Eastern Sierra Landscapes, an Oak Group Show in Santa Barbara, benefiting ESLT

  • Secured funding from the US Fish and Wildlife Service to complete a native fish restoration project at Benton Hot Springs Ranch.
  • Engaged over 800 members, friends, and partners with a Strategic Survey and created our Conservation Vision – the Next Decade, a general road map for the years ahead.

Thank you for being part of the ESLT community and remembering ESLT in your year-end giving. Let’s work together to keep the Eastern Sierra beautiful and productive!

Wishing you a happy holiday and a happy new year!


Karen, Aaron, Mary, Heather, Serena and Mignon